Republicans and Democrats battled right up to the last moment but finally struck a last-minute deal to stop the US economy from falling over a cliff. Meanwhile, a home in the United States is now an impossible dream for Russian orphans as President Putin brings in a new law. Finally, the number of Mexicans crossing illegally into the United States drops sharply - we take a look at some of the reasons why.
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This week, US President Barack Obama prepares to announce an executive order on immigration. We head to Colorado to investigate how much some states rely on undocumented workers.
2014-11-13 Osama bin Laden
This week, the man who says he fired the final shots that killed Osama bin Laden has stepped out of the shadows. We bring you more on that former US Navy Seal's first ever...
The Republican party has swept the midterm elections, as expected, leaving a lame duck presidency for Barack Obama's final two years in office.
2014-10-29 Democrats (USA)
The race for the US midterm elections is in the final stretch. We take a closer look at the tight battle for the state of Colorado. Also, one of the main campaign issues is...
Brazilians are voting for a new president this Sunday. Dilma Rousseff and her pro-business challenger Aecio Neves are focusing on voters who receive welfare benefits, a quarter...